1990 Reds / 2012 Reds / Barry Larkin: Hall of Famer / Believe

Titanic Struggle Recap: That Feels Better, Doesn’t It?

Let’s recap tonight’s titanic struggle…. FINAL St. Louis 2 Cincinnati 8 W: M. Leake (6-8) L: J.Garcia (3-5) BOX SCORE POSITIVES –Mike Leake had a very nice bounce back start after getting knocked around last time out. Good to see. He certainly danced around trouble all afternoon, but the numbers were good at the end. … Continue reading

Barry Larkin: Hall of Famer / Big Red Machine / Collectibles / Hall of Fame / Pete / Reds - General

Chasing Barry

For thirty plus years I’ve lived in the state of New York, but never once considered visiting the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.  My reasoning was so simplistic, a child could scrawl it out in crayon cincinnati red: Pete wasn’t there. Like a climate change denier, I couldn’t see the change in the baseball … Continue reading

1990 Reds / Barry Larkin / Barry Larkin: Hall of Famer / Bring Barry Back!

On Barry Larkin

Editor’s note: This piece originally ran in January, but we’re re-running because Barry Larkin deserves it. ***Warning: I’m gonna ramble a bit here.*** On Monday, my favorite baseball player was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. I’ve been thinking about Barry Larkin a lot these last few days. If you’ve read Redleg Nation … Continue reading

1990 Reds / Barry Larkin: Hall of Famer / Baseball - General

When Barry Larkin Gets the Call

Editor’s Note: This piece originally ran in December, but we’re re-running it because Barry Larkin deserves it. In a few weeks, something wonderful should happen: Barry Larkin’s election to the Hall of Fame. The statistical arguments have been made. Let’s do something else today. When Larkin was brought up in August of 1986 and given … Continue reading